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Thwaites Empire Theatre

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Address: Aqueduct Road, Blackburn BB2 4HT, England
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+44 1254 685500
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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A volunteer led theatre bringing you a range of shows including music,...

A volunteer led theatre bringing you a range of shows including music, musicals, plays, variety, dance as well as stage school weeks.

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Good night out

This theatre is a lovely small theatre which gets some very good artists on not been disappointed yet. You can have a drink before you go in to watch the show and the car park is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This theatre is a lovely small theatre which gets some very good artists on not been disappointed yet. You can have a drink before you go in to watch the show and the car park is across the road.

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The theatre is fantastic! Great people among the staff, friendly people. No need to get dressed up if you do not want to. Nice comfortable bar, A great place for bumping into blasts from the past! Every time we go we meet someone we have not seen for years and have a great time catching up. The tribute acts are... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A really beautiful building which is run like any massive arena,very professional and with a lovely ambience inside. If you go to see an event here it will be a very memorable time.

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Thank peterdeanmagic
Blackburn
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have seen a lot of shows here especially tribute artists it is a lovely theatre, we will be seeing a lot more in the future.

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I just love this theatre and if you haven't been yet you are missing a treat. It's small and cosy and wherever you sit you are able to see all the show. I would recommend a visit I have been on several occasions I've even been with a school and the children loved it, much better than King Georges Hall... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

always good entertainment very clean and tidy and welcoming it is worth time and effort to visit this

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Just had to go and see the show. Elvis Presley was born on 8th January 1935 so would have been 82 when we went to see a tribute act. I wish I could remember the artist's name. He did not "impersonate" Elvis by dressing up in a Las Vegas style jump suit but he had a great voice and could... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

It was a last minute arrangement and I went with my sister her 6 year old grandson, my 8 year old grandson and my husband. What a wonderful performance very professional and the characters were brilliant. The special affects good and the dancing brilliant! I'd never been to this theatre before but certainly will be going again! Well done.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Nine of us aged 4, 2x6, 14,16,39,72 and 73, so a really comprehensive age range, went to see the pantomime ,Sinbad the Sailor ,on Wednesday January 4th. What a treat!! The singing, acting, and dancing were second to none and the sheer fun of the whole afternoon better than many a production we have seen in big cities. We saw... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Visited the Thwaites Empire Theatre on Sunday 16 October 2016 to see A Power Of Love- Eloise Jane Gray and her incredible dancers and musicians celebrating Celine Dion classic songs..It was a STUNNING INCREDIBLE performance. As usual the staff are friendly and wecoming. There is a bar where you can buy alcoholic drinks,soft drinks and cups of tea prior to... More 

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